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03-25-24, 06:35 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By bboy314

The axle length is determined by the crankset,...

The axle length is determined by the crankset, not the frame. So pick a crank first, then find the appropriate BB, made for a 73mm English threaded shell.
Forum: For Sale
04-24-23, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,293
Posted By MaggieLaidlaw

Jack Taylor Tandem

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Forum: Framebuilders
03-10-23, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 841
Posted By JohnDThompson

That's pretty much how we did tube replacements...

That's pretty much how we did tube replacements at Trek. Two people, two torches, to evenly heat the entire joint. Tim Isaac showed us one of his tricks: cut out the middle section of the tube, drill...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-09-23, 04:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 841
Posted By bulgie

The main question different practitioners...

The main question different practitioners disagree on is whether to pierce the head tube and/or seat tube. Oh and whether to do it hot or cold. Those two questions are somewhat interrelated though,...
06-07-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By BCRider

I gotta say that this sounds like a fun build now...

I gotta say that this sounds like a fun build now that we see the list of options you are looking at using. And a pretty good reason for the adapter after all.

This should work out fine since...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-29-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,209
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Thanks, :thumb: though my yawl has no jib. Just...

Thanks, :thumb: though my yawl has no jib. Just the main and a small mizzen.
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Forum: Framebuilders
01-29-22, 06:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,631
Posted By Doug Fattic

Those of us that were pro builders back before...

Those of us that were pro builders back before heat treated tubing became available would sometimes mix Reynolds 531 and Columbus tubing to get the effect we wanted. For example I made a frame for...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-20-22, 03:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,631
Posted By guy153

525: Regular 4130 CrMo 725: Heat treated...

525: Regular 4130 CrMo
725: Heat treated version of same (stronger, less ductile)

631: Special CrMnMo. Similar to CrMo except supposed to get stronger after you weld (or braze) it. This property...
02-16-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,262
Posted By P!N20

Just finished this one following your...

Just finished this one following your recommendation. What an amazing human being. The world needs more Gino Bartalis.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-21-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 31,625
Posted By 3speedslow

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Yes, yes you did. It belongs to a good friend of...
01-19-11, 04:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,772
Posted By bikeman715

Aluminum seatposts frequently become stuck by...

Aluminum seatposts frequently become stuck by corrosion also, and penetrating oil is almost useless against aluminum oxide. Fortunately, aluminum oxide can be dissolved like magic by using ammonia....
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